“Firebird” Millennium Cafe to open at UDC


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Antwan D. Clinton

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“Firebird” Millennium Café to open at the University of the District of Columbia

WASHINGTON (December 17, 2019) –– Beginning on January 2, 2020, Perkins Management Services will relocate the campus food service operations to the new “Firebird” Millennium Café located at 4250 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, formerly the location of the Epicurean and Company restaurant.  Operating hours will initially be from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on Fridays with plans to expand to accommodate evening activities and provide special discounts to the UDC community.

Perkins Management Services Company is excited about the opportunity to transition the dining services program at the University of The District of Columbia to reaching greater heights! Words cannot adequately express how delighted we are to transition into a more adequate facility conducive for the delivery of the sustained quality expected by the UDC community. Our partnership with the University is important to us and we have, together weathered many storms but are looking forward to a long term, mutually beneficial partnership.  ​​

The building at 4250 provides us with adequate kitchen space to offer a full range of options and improve catering to the UDC community.  The scope and breadth of our range of service offerings will be on display daily at the new “Firebird” Millennium Cafe. ​​

We are delighted to also announce that renowned Certified Executive Chef, Jacqueline Craig as seen on local television and recently featured in Food Management magazine as “Chef’s to Watch”, has joined Perkins Management Services as Director of Culinary Development. Chef Jackie, as she is affectionately known, is the former Executive Chef at Howard University. She brings to us over 30 years of culinary experience and we are delighted to have Chef Jackie leading the culinary vision for the kitchen at UDC. 

Please join us for special giveaways and promotions during the week of January 6, 2020 to celebrate the grand opening of the “Firebird” Millennium Café.

To schedule catering events please visit https://udc.catertrax.com

About Perkins Management Services Company 

Founded in 2005 Perkins Management Services Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates specialize in Contract Food Services; Custodial, Facilities, and Grounds Maintenance; and Retail Fast Food Industry Dining Services. Our current and past clients range from The United States Department of Defense, Colleges and Universities, and Business and Industry Clients. Our firm operates dynamically complex feeding environments on the East Coast and in the Mid-Western United States with operational infrastructures in 13 States. Today, Perkins Management Services employs more than 500 team members across multiple lines of business.  

For more information, please visit: https://perkinsusa.com.


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